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Partners praise the support of the NBG

Three builders’ merchants are celebrating one year of partnership with National Buying Group (NBG), Britain’s premier buying group for independent merchants. Builders’ Merchant Company Ltd (BMCo) and Merritt & Fryers, both based in Yorkshire, along with Newton Abbott merchants Civil Solutions have all seen significant changes since they joined NBG …

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3 Success Stories for NBG Partners

Three National Buying Group (NBG) partners are looking forward to brighter futures with recent developments including the launch of a brand-new café, tackling mental health in the workplace and the re-opening of a showroom after a fire decimated the old building. Ware Heating and Bathroom Supplies (WHABS) has re-opened its …

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Parker Building Supplies buys Stamco

Parker Building Supplies, the Sussex-based independent builders’ merchant, has acquired fellow NBG member Stamco, based in Hastings. The acquisition, funded by Parkers’ strategic partner, Cairngorm Capital, is a key step in Parkers’ strategy to expand its business through a combination of acquisitions, new site development and organic growth. Established in …

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Three new Board Members for National Buying Group

National Buying Group (NBG), the UK’s premier buying group for independent merchants, has announced three members to its board following April’s executive board elections. The three new board members are Keith Olver, a first-timer on the board, Glynis Catterson, who has been re-elected and Jim Parlato, who will be replacing …

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National Buying Group brings on board three new partners

Independent builders merchant buying group, National Buying Group (NBG), has added three new partners: About Roofing Supplies Ltd, Alltype Roofing Supplies Ltd and Peterhead Hardware & DIY Ltd. About Roofing Supplies, founded in 1998, operates four branches across Surrey and West Sussex. Managing director Jason Rivolta said joining NBG would …

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BMCo set sights on Goole

Independent builders merchant Builders’ Merchant Company Ltd is opening a new Branch in Goole . Set to be completed in May, the development will be BMCo’s fourth branch. The new Goole branch follows on from the successful opening of the Hull and Rotherham branches, and will be the fourth of …

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National Buying Group announces new suppliers of 2019

National Buying Group (NBG) has announced an impressive eight new suppliers for 2019, strengthening its offering in the plumbing, insulation, branded ironmongery and security, civils and tools and workwear sectors. The new suppliers – Talon Manufacturing, Don & Low Textiles, CCF, Etex UK, Jablite, ROCKWOOL Limited, Cascade Lighting and Aldridge …

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Arbor Products NBG Relisting and new Trex Ranges

Since Arbor Forest Products first launched Trex composite into the UK seven years ago, it has firmly established itself as the market leader, distributing the world’s number one decking brand and offering a level of quality and aftercare that other composite companies can’t compete with. Trex is set to begin …

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Branding and Product Availability are top priorities for Independent Merchants

Building a strong local brand identity and ensuring the availability and supply of products are central to success for independent merchants, according to a new survey published as National Buying Group launches initiative to support partners. Effective e-commerce and social media marketing are also identified by business owners as key …

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TIMco BAGS 2 AWARDS AT THE NBG AWARDS 2018

On 13th November 2018, the National Buying Group (NBG) Awards evening saw TIMco win the coveted title of ‘Brand of the Year’ in recognition of their excellence in the following categories: brand, product & service. This is the second consecutive year that TIMco has won this prestigious award. The award …

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